Irving, TX February 6, 2019 – JVCKENWOOD today announced Maria Rowe, Director, Marketing & Communications has been named to the IWCE Young Professionals Awards list, which showcases the next generation of leaders in the communications technology industry who are shaping the future of the industry. The IWCE Young Professional Awards recognize young professionals under 35 who have made a significant contribution his or her company or agency and works in the communications technology industry.  

With over 10 years of experience in the critical communications industry, Maria Rowe is the Director of Marketing & Communications at EFJohnson Technologies, a JVCKENWOOD company. Maria has worked closely alongside public safety, utilities, and transportation organizations throughout the world. She is passionate about connecting critical communications users and stakeholders with the latest technology solutions that best support their organizational needs.

“JVCKENWOOD is committed to making safe simple for our first responders and mission-critical communications users. This begins with building a team of skilled communications leaders and professionals. Maria has dedicated her career to providing users with the guidance and resources to make strategic decisions on mission-critical communications solutions,” explains John Suzuki, President, and CEO, EFJohnson, a JVCKENWOOD Company.

“This year’s IWCE Young Professional Award winners are doing innovative work to shape the future of our industry. We look forward to celebrating them for their impressive accomplishments at IWCE in March,” said Stephanie McCall, Show Director, IWCE.

Maria Rowe will be formally recognized at a special ceremony at IWCE 2019 on Thursday, March 7. IWCE is the premier annual event for communications technology professionals. In addition, winners will also be featured on IWCE’s website and in IWCE’s Urgent Communications.

About EF Johnson Technologies, Inc.

EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. is an independent subsidiary of JVCKENWOOD Corporation. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, EFJohnson focuses on innovating, developing and marketing the highest quality secure communications solutions to organizations whose mission is to protect and save lives. The Company’s customers include first responders in public safety and public service, the federal government, and industrial organizations. The Company’s products are marketed under the Kenwood brand. For more information, visit


JVCKENWOOD is a global manufacturer specializing in Automotive and Professional System Solutions. It was reborn as one company in October 2011 through the merger of Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC) and Kenwood Corporation (Kenwood) three years after management integration. JVCKENWOOD operates four business segments, Car Electronics, Professional Systems, Optical & Audio, and Entertainment Software with image, sound, and radio technologies, as well as infotainment and visual software. JVCKENWOOD creates excitement and peace of mind, while aiming to achieve profitable growth and become a business group that is widely trusted by society. For more information, visit

About the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE)

IWCE (International Wireless Communications Expo) is the premier annual event for critical communications, featuring an exhibit hall with over 400 exhibitors and a five-day comprehensive conference program. Over 7,000 individuals attend from a diverse group of industry professionals including product distribution, government, public safety, critical infrastructure, business enterprise and more. IWCE 2019 will be held March 4-8 in Las Vegas, NV. For more information, visit

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Stephanie McCall


Maria Rowe